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2295 August 28, 19.14 

Sec. 5. Milk stores.— Milk stores shall be restricted to the sale of milk or cream in 
sealed glass bottles only, on the cap of which shall appear in legible type the name 
of the person, firm, or corporation bottling same, and it shall be unlawful to receive, 
store, or sell such products in bulk. However, buttermilk may be kept in bulk at the 
discretion of the meat and milk inspector. 

No milk, cream, or buttermilk shall be stored or kept in any refrigerator or ice box 
in which other food products are kept, and all places in the city of Birmingham where 
milk is sold or where milk is kept for the purpose of being supplied to consumers in said 
city, shall maintain a suitable ice box, cooling vat, or refrigerator exclusively for such 
milk, cream, or buttermilk, and a low temperature must be maintained. 

Sec 6. Must have license. — The permits provided for in this ordinance shall not 
entitle any person, firm, or corporation to engage in the business specified without the 
payment of the license required by the city of Birmingham for conducting such busi- 
ness. But no license shall be issued to conduct a dairy depot or milk store unless a 
permit for same has been granted by the meat and milk inspector, and the application 
for license has been approved. 

Sec 7. Penalty. — Any peison, firm, or corporation violating any provision of any 
section of this ordinance shall upon conviction be punished as provided in section 
1216 of the Code of Alabama. 


Garbage — Transportation Forbidden Except by Contractor. (Reg. Bd. of H., 

July 14, 1914.) 

No person, firm, or corporation other than the city of IV.ston or the city contractors 
or their agents shall carry, convey, or transport through the alloys, streets, or public 
places of the city of Boston, any kitchen swill or garbage consisting of any refuse 
accumulation of moat, fish, fowl, fruit, or vegetable matter. 


Tuberculosis— Disinfection of Apartments Required When Vacated by a Patient. 

(Reg. Bd. of H., June 3, 1914.) 

Chapter 1. Sec. 9. Whenever a person having tuberculosis moves out of a house 
or an apartment, the attending physician, if there be one, or the active head of the 
family, 3hall so notify the board of health within 24 hours, that tho house cr apartment 
may bo thoroughly fumigated before allowing any other person to occupy same. Both 
the above mentioned persons shall be held responsible for a violation of this section. 

Communicable Diseases of Animals— Notification of Cases. (Reg. Bd. of H., 

June 3, 1914.) 

Every veterinarian or other person who is called to examine or professionally 
attend any animal within the city of Brockton, having glanders or farcy, rabies, 
tuberculosis, or other communicable diseases, shall within 24 hours thereafter, report 
in writing to the board of health the following facts: 

(a) A statement of the location of tho diseased animal. 

(b) The name and address of the owner thereof. 

(c) The type and character of the disease. 

Fish— Inspection, Care, and Sale. (Reg. Bd. of H., June 24, 1914.) 

1. No fish caught in any manner in stagnant waters shall bo sold in the city of 

2. All fish caught, 10 or more miles from the city of Cairo in any direction, shall 
not be sold or vended in the Cairo market, unless properly iced at the place where 
caught and kept iced thereafter. 


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3. Fish sold in the Cairo market during the months of May, June, July, August, 
and September of each- year must be caught, dressed, and cleaned ready for the 
market within a period of six hours from time of leaving their natural state, and 
must be iced as soon as cleaned and kept iced until sold. 

4. All fish sold and vended in the city of Cairo must be contained in a wooden 
box, properly screened with hinged lids, and if practicable the box shall have com- 
partments built to allow for drainage. No loose screening will be allowed. 

5. All fish sold or vended in the city of Cairo must be properly iced at all times. 

6. Fishermen or venders of fish, afflicted with disease, shall not handle any fish 
for Cairo market, at any time, or under any circumstances. 

7. All fish sold in this city must be inspected at the office of the city health officer, 
No. 309 Seventh Street, Lower's drug store 308 Twenty-eighth Street, or at 3315 
Commercial Avenue, and a certificate of inspection will be granted if fish is salable. 

8. All restaurants, hotels, fish stands, citizens, and other persons are hereby notified 
that all sellers or venders of fish are required to show a card with date of inspection 
corresponding to date of sale. Persons are warned not to buy fish from fish vender 
unless he can show his card of inspection. 

9. The above rules apply only to the sale of fresh fish during months stated above. 

10. Any person not observing the above rules and regulations will be prosecuted 
for each violation thereof. 

Ice Cream— -Manufacture, Care, and Sale. (Ord. 49, May 26, 1914.) 

Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to manufacture 
in the city of Cairo ice cream for the purpose of sale unless such person, firm, or cor- 
poration shall have the license hereinafter described authorizing the manufacture 
and sale of ice cream. 

Sec. 2. Any person, firm, or corporation desiring to engage in the manufacture of 
ice cream for sale in this city must apply to the city board of health for an inspection 
of his, her, or its premises and apparatus, and for a permit to engage in said business. 
Immediately the city health officer and food inspector shall inspect said premises and 
apparatus and report result thereof to board of health, and if satisfied of sanitary con- 
ditions, the board of health shall issue a permit to said applicant, upon presentation 
of which to the city treasurer, and the payment of $20 as annual license fee, a license 
shall be issued authorizing the applicant to manufacture ice cream for sale. Said 
license fee shall bo due and payable on or before January 1 and expire on December 
31 of each year. 

Sec. 3. Upon application being made to the board of health an examination of the 
premises and apparatus shall be made, and the same shall comply with the following 
specifications in every respect, or the permit to engage in such business shall be 

1. The ice-cream plant must be properly screened. 

2. The floors, walls, and ceiling must be sanitary. 

3. The water-closets and urinals must not be directly connected with the freezing 
or mixing room of the plant. 

4. The room for mixing cream must be close ceiled, properly ventilated and screened 
and with no insanitary surroundings, and located 50 feet distant from any place where 
any horses, mules, cattle, or other animals or fowls are stabled or kept. 

5. The utensils used in the manufacture or distribution of the cream must be of por- 
celain or granite ware, or shall be lined with tin or other noncorrosive material and 
must be kept in good condition. 

6. All labor employed in or about the said establishment, and all persons engaged 
in said manufacture or sale, must be cleanly, both in person and attire. 

7. Every person or employee directly connected with the manufacturing, mixing, 
and handling of ice cream shall wear a suitable garb and be free from disease. Report